JS Kashima & USCGC Kimball Conduct PASSEX off the Aleutian Islands

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew conducted a joint exercise with members of the Japanese Military Special Defense Forces (JMSDF) off the coast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Monday.   The Kimball crew and the JMSDF crew, aboard the Naval Training Vessel Kashima, operated alongside one another in the Aleutian Island chain to exchange visual communications, followed by honors, as their…

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USCGC Forrest Rednour Returns From Cocaine Bust

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour returned home on Sept. 26, following a 32-day patrol. The crew disrupted illegal narcotics smuggling, seizing more than 5,000 pounds of cocaine that was offloaded in San Diego, Friday. The drugs, worth an estimated $96 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico. “The crew excelled during this…

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US Coast Guard Intercepts 250 KGS of Cocaine in the Caribbean

Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded approximately 250 kilograms cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Saturday, following Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore’s interdiction of a go-fast smuggling vessel in the Caribbean Sea. The apprehended smugglers are Dominican Republic nationals, who were charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine aboard a vessel subject…

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